Who would you believed between the two of them, Dr M or Lim Kitsiang?
Between the duos, who would you trust your mother’s life with?
Who have a long history of creating havoc and disorder in the country?
Ayahanda Tun is merely putting history in perspective for younger generations to come by stating that, “It was the police who took action against them and I accepted their decision.”
Remember folks, Tun said this for the history book; otherwise nobody wouldn’t have known it.
.......Parts abstracted and rearranged from The Star.com.my>
1 - On Oct 27, 1987, 106 Opposition and Barisan Nasional politicians, academics and leaders of NGOs were detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA).
2 - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has refuted allegations made by DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang that the latter did not meet him prior to Ops Lalang in 1987.
3 - “Lim wrote in his blog that the duo had not met before the mass detention.”
4 - “Lim also stated that Dr Mahathir had not given any assurance on his arrest.”
5 - Dr Mahathir said, “I met Kit Siang and his friends as a group. It was the police who took action against them and I accepted their decision.”
6 - Dr Mahathir, who was the Home Minister from 1986 to 1999, had penned the detention orders.
7 - The licences of three national newspapers were also withdrawn. Among the notable detainees were Lim Kitsiang, then the Opposition Leader and DAP secretary-general, Karpal Singh, former Aliran head Dr Chandra Muzaffar and Ibrahim Ali, now of Perkasa fame.
8 - Most were released within 60 days, but 40, including Lim Kitsiang, his son (Penang Chief Minister) Lim Guan Eng, Karpal and several PAS leaders and social activists were held for two years.